Fat Burning Foods – Better Body 3
Breakfast: PB and Q Parfait
- Mix ¼ cup cooked quinoa with 14 tsp. cinnamon. In a bow, layer ½ cup plain 2 percent Greek yogurt followed by cinnamon quinoa and ½ chopped banana. Drizzle 1 tbsp. warmed natural peanut butter on top. About 300 calories.
Lunch: Korean Soba Noodle Bowl
- In a bowl, place 1 cup cooked soba noodles, ½ cup cucumber matchsticks, ½ cup shredded carrots and 1 hard boiled egg cut in half. In a separate bowl, whisk together 3 tbsp. seasoned rice vinegar, 2 tsp. spicy chili sauce, 2 tsp. sesame oil and 2 tsp. sesame seeds; drizzle over noodle mixture. About 400 calories.
Dinner: Almond-Crusted Fish with Stir-Fried Quinoa
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Coat a 4-oz. raw tilapia fillet with 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard and sprinkle with 2 tbsp. finely chopped almonds. Place tilapia on a baking sheet misted with cooking spray and bake for 8 minutes, or until opaque. Mist a skillet with cooking spray. Scramble 1 egg and set aside. In same skillet over medium heat, cook ¾ cup frozen pea and carrot blend with 1 tsp. each minced garlic, minced ginger, reduced sodium soy sauce and sesame oil for 8 minutes, or until peas are warm. Stir in ½ cup cooked quinoa, egg and 1 sliced green onion. Serve with fish. About 500 calories.